Within the framework of Miami Art Week, the Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA) presents two individual extensive exhibitions. One by Franco-Mexican artist Alice Rahon (1904-1987), the other by Chilean contemporary artist Cecilia Vicuña (1948).
The Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) and the Phoenix Art Museum present Teresita Fernández: Elemental, a large-scale retrospective exhibition of one of the contemporary North American artists with the greatest international projection: Teresita Fernández (1968).
TERESITA FERNÁNDEZ: ELEMENTAL
Alice Miceli (Brazil, 1980) presents Projeto Chernobyl at the Americas Society gallery in New York. Made up of thirty photographs and radiographs, the Brazilian artist makes visible the invisible violence and neglect of state and private powers over the regions that operate.
"PROJETO CHERNOBYL": A SPEECH ON INVISIBLE VIOLENCE
The art historian and former curator of the National Museum of Colombia, Natalia Vega, reflects on Juan Manuel Echevarría's (Meddellín, 1947) artwork through Ríos y Silencios (Rivers and Silences) exhibition held at the Museum of Modern Art in Bogotá (MAMBO) between 2017 and 2018.
JUAN MANUEL ECHAVARRÍA: RIVERS AND SILENCES
The exhibition On raul la realitat? (Where does reality reside?) in the Es Baluard Museu d'Art Modern i Contemporani de Palma (Spain), makes a rereading of artists born during the 70s, 80s and 90s, and who have oriented their production towards figurative realism.
WHERE DOES REALITY RESIDE ?: A DIALOGUE FOUNDED IN FIGURATIVE REALISM
In the framework of the 34th São Paulo Biennial to be held in 2020, the Iberê Foundation invited the Italian critic and curator Jacopo Crivelli Visconti to present the biennial program in Porto Alegre on March 10. The conference will be open to the public and free access.
JACOPO CRIVELLI VISCONTI WILL ANNOUNCE THE PROGRAMMING OF THE 34th BIENNIAL OF SAN PABLO
Teresa Margolles presents her first solo exhibition in Belgium. Under the curatorship of Nancy Casielles, You fall in line or they put you in line illustrates economic violence in the marginalized sectors of the cities.
TERESA MARGOLLES AND THE ART OF RESISTING VIOLENCE
In October 5 at Foundation PROA 21 (Buenos Aires, Argentina) Yeguas del Apocalipsis is exhibited. A controversial exhibition that revolves around two of the most important figures of the contemporary Chilean cultural scene: Francisco Casas (Chile, 1959) and Pedro Lemebel (Chile, 1952-2015). Conceived by the MUTANTE Project ―a program curated by Daniel Link for the dialogue between artists and writers who have run the systems of legitimization of art― as an inquiry into the new grammar created by these artists, the exhibition exhibits artwork both of them alone and in duet and within the collective they formed.
FRANCISCO CASAS AND PEDRO LEMEBEL’S ARTWOR ARRIVES TO PROA 21
Anchoring the observation at Sonia Falcone: Fields of life exhibition held during 2017 at the Royal Palace in Lisbon, the editorial staff of Arte Al Día Internacional makes an approach to the artwork of the Bolivian artist Sonia Falcone (Santa Cruz de la Sierra, 1965).
SONIA FALCONE: LIFE FIELDS
YES Contemporary, the program dedicated to contemporary artists of El Salvador, celebrates its fifth anniversary. Created by The Robert S. Wennet and Mario Cader-Frech Foundation, the platform has been making exhibitions, loans and publications for half a decade with the aim of expanding and making visible the contemporary Salvadoran scene; In addition to the recognized travel program aimed at bringing international curators closer to the region.
YES CONTEMPORARY CELEBRATES 5 YEARS OF EVOLUTION
Vanessa Davidson, former curator of Latin American art at the Phoenix Art Museum for eight years, has been selected by the Blanton Museum of Art to hold the same position.
VANESSA DAVIDSON: THE NEW LATINAMERCAN ART CURATOR AT THE BLANTON MUSEUM OF ART
After fifteen years living abroad, Miguel Aguirre presents a historical review of the features that have characterized the Peruvian political class since the founding of the republic.
NOTHING HAPPENS HERE: AN ILLUSTRATION OF THE PERUVIAN POLITICAL CLASS
The artwork of American artist Gordon Matta-Clark, pioneer in urban intervention as an expressive form, is exhibited in the Rose Art Museum (Massachusetts, USA).
GORDON MATTA-CLARK IN THE ROSE ART MUSEUM
Colombian artist and writer Darío Ortiz presents the Counterpoint painting series at the Coral Spirngs Museum of Art in Florida.
DARÍO ORTIZ, A CLASSICAL OBSERVATION OF CONTEMPORANEITY
A retrospective with more than sixty artworks by the artist and promoter of abstraction in Cuba Dolores "Lolo" Soldevilla is exhibited at the Sean Kelly Gallery in New York.
LOLÓ SOLDEVILLA'S ARTWORK IN NEW YORK
Through the exhibition that the Cisneros Fontanals Foundation held in 2017 for its fifteenth anniversary, Yunekis Villalonga makes a revaluation of the foundation scholarship and commission program.
RETHINKING LATIN AMERICA: CIFO'S GRANTS AND COMMISSIONS PROGRAM
In the Museum of Contemporary Art of Lima, thirty-one Peruvian and Venezuelan artists reflect on the Venezuelan exodus.
THINKING THE MIGRATORY CRISIS THROUGH CONTEMPORARY ART
Aimed at the MFA program, the Carnagie Mellon University presents a 10000 square feet new space dedicated to artistic production.
THE CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF ARTS PRESENTS ITS NEW EXTENSION
Monument of the heroes, Bogotá.
In the emblematic city of Venice, the Uruguayan artist Pablo Atchugarry presents more than twenty sculptures in the Contini Art Gallery located in the San Marco neighborhood and a mega piece over the Grand Canal in fron of the Peggy Guggenheim.
PABLO ATCHUGARRY, THE MOVEMENT OF LIGHT
On Monday, September 9, the Museum of Modern Art of Buenos Aires presented, for the first time in history, the creation of a Acquisition Committee aimed to expand the museum's collection that today has more than seven thousand artworks.
THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART OF BUENOS AIRES PRESENTED THE CREATION OF AN ACQUISITION COMMITTEE
Within the framework of the exhibition Dan Flavin. Espacio y luz (Dan Falvin. Space and light) in the Museum of Modern Art of Medellín, a seminar dedicated to minimalism in America will be held.
MINIMALISM IN AMERICA IN THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART OF MEDELLÍN
En su proyecto curatorial desarrollado para Fuera de Foco -sección experimental de BAphoto-, Alfredo Aracil propone una reflexión respecto a lo ornamental, entendido como síntoma.
FUERA DE FOCO: UNA REINTERPRETACIÓN DE LO ORNAMENTAL
BAphoto 2019 began its last day and proved to be up to the most important photography fairs within the international scene, becoming a place of exchange both commercial and knowledge.
BAPHOTO: THE FAIR IS CONSTITUTED AS A KEY SPACE AROUND THE PHOTOGRAPHIC DEVICE
Follow the hole program of BAphoto 2019 day by day to not miss anything.
THE THIRD DAY OF BAPHOTO 2019 BEGAN WITH ACTIVATIONS AND CONVERSATIONS MODERATED BY EXPERTS OF THE PHOTOGRAPHIC DEVICE
In BAphoto 2019, the Sasha D gallery presents thirty-five frames intervened by Carlos Alonso for an experimental film by Alejandro Mathe in 1960. The work, never before exhibited, is an exemplary piece that illustrates the avant-garde movements of the 60s and 70s in Argentina.
CARLOS ALONSO AND AN UNUSUAL APPEARANCE IN THE EXPERIMENTAL CINEMA OF THE 60
With a diverse and rich content proposal, BAphoto, the specialized photography fair that opens this afternoon and will take place until September 8, celebrates its 15th anniversary. From Arte Al Día, a guide so you don't miss seeing the most relevant stands of the fair.
THE MUST VISITS OF BAPHOTO 2019
En plena Ciudad de Buenos Aires hay un pedazo de litoral. El susurro denso de los grillos del campo húmedo reproduce un eco exhaustivo. En la sala se proyectan los testimonios de dos señoras mayores. Leemos lo que dicen en subtítulos porque los videos están silenciados. Los bichos del humedal monopolizan el espacio: el sonido se vuelve casi material en la sala.
EL PEZ REY: EL POTENCIAL DEL ARCHIVO Y LA LEGITIMACIÓN DEL RELATO
Within the framework of the fifteenth anniversary of BAphoto specialized art fair -which will take place from September 6 to 8-, the National Museum of Fine Arts will present Formas de desmesura (Forms of excess), a collective exhibition that will explore the photographic device in contemporary art.
CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY IN THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS (ARGENTINA)
The Museum of Contemporary Art of Niterói (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) convened, together with the curators Pablo León de la Barra and Raphael Fonseca, the Costa Rican artist Federico Herrero (San José, Costa Rica, 1978) to make an exhibition in relation to the specificity and ephemeral link in space. Tempo Aberto (Open Time) –in exhibition until December 8- blurs the limits of the exhibition, where it begins and where it ends, from both its spatial and temporal characteristics.
FEDERICO HERRERO IN MAC NITERÓI
The art collection of Juan Carlos Maldonado, from Miami, is a treasure that runs through geometric abstraction and concretism with its social implications, mainly in South America and extended to the international scene.
THE UNBOUNDED LINE: A SELECTION FROM THE JUAN CARLOS MALDONADO ART COLLECTION
Today at 7 pm, MM Gallery presents El Pez Rey and the O.A.S.Y.S Society (King Fish and the O.A.S.Y.S Society), a photographic research project by the Argentine artist Jesu Antuña. After almost two years of research over Italian Giuseppe Di Silvestro figure and his stay in Cañada Rosquín, Santa Fe province (Argentina), in the mid-twentieth century, the exhibition develops and extends the story and the symbols that surround it from the archive Photographic and historical documentation.
KING FISH AND THE O.A.S.Y.S SOCIETY
In a dialogue between techniques, rituals, mythologies and stories, Argentine artists Constanza Chiappini, Gonzalo Maggi and Julia Rosetti establish a story that challenges the present in the exhibition The first sword was a gift.
THE FIRST SWORD WAS A GIFT
Within the framework of what was Radical Women exhibition that was given at the Hammer Museum, L.A., California, independent critic and curator Adriana Herrera Téllez reflects on the visibility of these artists and the legacy proposed by the catalog.
Elvis Fuentes reflects on Stories of Sexuality exhiition in the MASP and the importance of controversial art.
Diego Trulls, founder and producer of the CRUDO countercultural project, explains his relationship with art, the objectives for his interview channel and the desire to generate an audiovisual record of the international contemporary scene.
Within the framework of its ninety years and with a retrospective on display at the Kirchner Cultural Center, the Fine Arts National Museum of Buenos Aires pays tribute to the Argentine artist Julio Le Parc. Consecrated as one of the pioneers of op- art and kinetic art, the artist's first works in Buenos Aires and Paris are exhibited until November 17.
JULIO LE PARC IN THE FINE ARTS NATIONAL MUSEUM OF BUENOS AIRES
In a context of hyperinformation and image overproduction, José Antonio Navarrete reflected on the construction of meaning in contemporary visual arts from the artwork of Willy Castellanos.
RETURN TO KOYAANISQUAATSI: WILLY CASTELLANOS AT THE KENDALL ARTE CENTER IN MIAMI
The 2019 edition of the Florida Prize in Contemporary Art was held in Florida. After the selection of the ten most relevant artists of the local scene, Edison Peñafiel was awarded by the jury.
EDISON PEÑAFIEL WINNER OF THE FLORIDA PRIZE IN CONTEMPORARY ART
Within the 500 years of the foundation of Havana City, the Peruvian artist Sonia Cunliffe exhibits Lost Documents: Chernobyl Children in Cuba, an exhibition that reveals the transition of the victims of the most shocking nuclear tragedy in history as pacients in the humanitarian assistance program provided by the Central American country.
CHERNOBYL IN CUBA
Argentine artist Constanza Oxenford presents Dimensions of the same, her second solo show at OdA, Art Gallery
DIMENSIONS OF THE SAME
Christie’s Education I New York opens the call for its Modern and Contemporary Art Certificate. Located at 1230 Avenue of the Americas, Christies’s Education offers the part-time certificate program on modern and contemporary art through academic and research study, and insertion into the New York agenda.
CHRISTIE'S EDUCATION CALL FOR APPLICATION!
“I don’t paint to live, I live to paint.” — Nela Arias-Misson when asked about her refusal to sell her work.
THE UNEARTHLY ENCHANTMENTS OF NELA ARIAS-MISSON
Within the framework of City of The People program, the MDC Museum of Art and Design (MOAD) projects a series of feature films that reflect on the condition of urban communities and the implications of living in cities. Under the title of Real Utopias, every month a film will be screened until December.
REAL UTOPIAS, THINK CITIES THROUGH MYTH
Within the fourth edition of the Aichi Triennale, Mexican artist Pia Camil exhibits her curtain-installation Telón de Boca.
PIA CAMIL AT THE AICHI TRIENNALE
The auction house Hilario. Arts, Letters & Crafts presents the catalog of its winter auction: two issues of Borges Prisma magazine, a copy of The language of the Argentines, written by Borges and illustrated by Xul Solar, photographs by Martín Chambi and Marcos Zimmermmann and much more.
HILARIO EXPERIENCE: TWO EXTRAORDINARY NUMBERS OF BORGES "PRISMA" MAGAZINE
The Rolf Art gallery exhibits Falta compartida (Shared Absence). Conceived as a collective exhibition in collaboration with Mon Charpentier, eleven Latin American artists approach memory from diverse languages.
SHARED ABSENCE, A DIALOGUE ON MEMORY
At his 90, the Kirchner Cultural Center presents the most important retrospective of Julio Le Parc. Main figure of optical art and international avant-garde, Julio Le Parc. A visionary will accompany the exhibition that is being set up by the National Museum of Fine Arts of Buenos Aires.
JULIO LE PARC, A VISIONARY
In the gallery Ruth Benzacar, Jorge Macchi's Cámara Traslúcida (Translucent Chamber) inaugurates the 3 of August.
JORGE MACCHI IN RUTH BENZACAR
On Saturday, July 27, Carlos Cruz-Diez died in Paris. Recognized as one of the referents of Latin American kinetic art, the Venezuelan artist has made an invaluable contribution to theories of color and op art.
MODEL OF ART AND LIFE CARLOS CRUZ-DIEZ PASSED AWAY
In Espacio Ftalo, Diego Cirulli reflects over the pictorial gesture and the "true" painting.
MUTILATION: THE PICTORIC GESTURE
On exhibition at the Modern Art Museum of Buenos Aires until September 29, ¿Quién es esa chica? (Who's that girl ?), by Flavia Da Rin, is the first retrospective in a museum of one of the most relevant figures of the Argentine contemporary scene.
WHO'S THAT GIRL?: FLAVIA DA RIN IN THE MODERN ART MUSEUM OF BUENOS AIRES
Since the beginning of the 80s, with the de-freezing of left wing projects, Cuban youth imagined a citizen urbanization. Between the traditional left and the imminent liberal capitalism, the so-called "sons of utopia" traced an absolutely original alternative. La utopía paralela (Parallel Utopia), in La Virreina Centro de la Imagen, brings together the heritage of a critical and partially forgotten generation.
CUBAN UTOPISM, THE PICKINGS OF ANOTHER IMAGINED HORIZON
Consecrated as one of the most relevant contemporary artists of the Latin American scene, Magdalena Fernández exhibits more than twenty artworks from her last decade and two site-specific installations at the Museo Amparo.
MAGDALENA FERNÁNDEZ INTERVENES THE AMPARO MUSEUM
A series of photographs by Brazilian photojournalist Sebastião Salgado will be shown at the Sesc exhibition space in São Paulo.
SEBASTIÂO SALGADO EXHIBITS PHOTOGRAPHS OF SERRA PELADA IN SAN PABLO
"The Scottish artist Andy Goldsworthy said that his art school was not the academy but the beach. Mine was the VCR," wrote Leandro Erlich in the framework of his exhibition Coming Soon, in Ruth Benzacar.
LEANDRO ERLICH AT RUTH BENZACAR
In the National Museum of Fine Arts, in Buenos Aires, a retrospective exhibition honors one of the greatest exponents of Latin American painting. Pedro Figari: myth and creation.
FIGARI: MYTH AND CREATION
The Museum of Contemporary Art of Panama presents El Color haciéndose, a retrospective exhibition by the Venezuelan artist Carlos Cruz-Diez, one of the greatest referents of kinetic art.
THE MAC OF PANAMA HOSTS THE ARTWORK OF ONE OF KINETIC ART MASTERS
At the Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires (MALBA), Leandro Erlich presents an exhibition that brings together his most important artworks since the mid-90s to the present.
LIMINAL, LEANDRO ERLICH'S ANTHOLOGY AT THE MUSEUM OF LATIN AMERICAN ART OF BUENOS AIRES
Pavel Acosta presents at the UW Art Musemo of the University of Wyoming a series of artworks that dialogue with art history.
THE UW ART MUSEUM EXHIBITS AN ARTIST THAT STEALS
Germán Botero's sculpture in the Memory Park of the City of Buenos Aires inaugurated. The Colombian artist artwork, Huaca, is the ninth sculpture placed since the creation of public space.
"HUACA", THE NINTH SCULPTURE EMPLACED IN THE MEMORY PARK OF BUENOS AIRES
The Es Baluard Collection presents an exhibition at the EACC Espai d'Art Contemporani in Castelló that explores the connotations around the Mediterranean Sea.
"CONTINUOUS PAST": THE CATALYST LANDSCAPE OF THE MEDITERRANEAN
Problems between the genius artist myth and the woman sign. Review of Gachi Rosati's Ver la diferencia (See the difference) exhibition at Lanzallamas Art Space.
RESONANCES OF PRESENT DAY RE-ELABORATED SELFPORTRAITS
Ruth Benzacar Gallery presents Próximamente (Coming Soon), an individual exhibition by the Argentine artist Leandro Erlich. Doing a retrospective in his own creative process, the renowned contemporary artist turns to painting and the world of cinema, the two fields he went through in his adolescence.
COMING SOON: LEANDRO ERLICH BETWEEN PAINTINGS AND VIDEOTAPES
At France National Library in Paris, a tribute is paid to the renowned Argentine artist, Antonio Seguí. From the pictorial to the narrative, the game of the exhibition reflects Seguí's search for a redefinition of mankind.
PARIS: ANTONIO SEGUÍ AT FRANCE NATIONAL LIBRARY
To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the creation of the Bauhaus, the Coral Gables Museum (Miami, Florida) presents America Weaves, a collective exhibition that brings together textile artists from all over the Americas.
AMERICA WEAVES IN HONOR TO THE 100th BAUHAUS ANNIVERSARY
More than twenty artworks of Rafael Soriano's figurative period are exhibited in the Art Museum of the Americas. Putting focus on the mystical and spiritual conception of the Cuban painter, Rafael Soriano: Cabezas (Heads) highlight the metaphysical language of one of the greatest artists of the 20th century.
RAFAEL SORIANO AT THE ART MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAS
An exhibition at the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum of the Florida International University (FIU) brings together a series of books made by artists from diverse disciplines.
THE ARTIST BOOK AS AN OBJECT, AS A SPHERE OF MEANINGS
Magdalena Jitrik presents in waldengallery a dialogue between paintings made in the 90s and her most recent works.
THE OVERCOMING OF WAR
Conceptual artist Teresa Margolles (Mexico, 1963) and the Patricia Phelps of Cisneros Research Institute presents On Human Displacement, at MoMA. A lecture on artistic and cultural production related to urban centers with armed border conflicts.
"ON HUMAN DISPLACEMTENT": TERESA MARGOLLES CONFERENCE AT MoMA
Leandro Erlich, the artist who questions the look. A profile made by Victoria Verlichak.
WHAT DO WE SEE WHEN WE LOOK?
At Leme gallery, the artworks of Luciano Figueiredo and Raymundo Collares trace a parallel journey through the Brazilian art of the 70s.
FIGUEIREDO AND COLLARES AT LEME GALLERY
The Buenos Aires National Museum of Fine Arts exhibits a retrospective exhibition of the renowned painter Carlos Alonso (Mendoza Province, 1929).
CARLOS ALONSO AT THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS OF BUENOS AIRES
With two weeks left before the inauguration of BAphoto 2019, artists, gallery owners and journalists gathered at the Duhau-Park Hyatt Palace in Buenos Aires to learn about the programming and news of the fifteenth edition of the most important photography fair in Latin America.
Margarita Sánchez Prieto illustrates the work and thought of the renowned Argentine artist, Dolores Cáceres.
THE PRODUCTIVITY OF EMPTINESS
The Modern Art Museum of Medellin dedicates an exhibition to its collection. Initiated thirty years ago with the founding gesture of artists and entrepreneurs, the last decade of the Museum in its current location in Cuidad del Río, was based on giving continuity and expansion to its collection.
THE MODERN ART MUSEUM OF MEDELLÍN EXHIBITS THE LAST DECADE OF ITS COLLECTION
In the quest to understand one of the functions of art in the 21st century, the Istitute of Contemporary Art of Miami opens the inscriptions for its summer intesivo of the Art + Research Center.
ICA MIAMI OPENS ITS REGISTRATIONS TO THE THIRD EDITION OF THE ART + RESEARCH CENTER PROGRAM
At the Cornell Art Museum in Florida, seven artists from different regions of the world appropriate the museum with sitespecific installations that intervene and resignify the space.
"SEVEN SOLOS": SEVEN WAYS TO INTERPELLATE SPACE
The curator and art critic Adriana Herrera takes a tour of the prlifica career of the Brazilian artist Lydia Okumura.
LYDIA OKUMURA’S THOUSAND AND ONE EYES
Brazilian curator, art critic and journalist Angélica de Moraes drew a portrait of the multimedia artist Túlio Pinto. Taking the substantial elements of the career of the artist born in Brasilia, de Moraes illustrates with her words the profile of one of the most interesting protagonists of the contemporary Latin American scene.
TÚLIO PINTO: A CONJUGATION OF FORCES
The visual artist, writer, and filmmaker spoke with Julia P. Herzberg for Arte al Día about his work process, his interest in photography and its boundaries.
IN CONVERSATION: LEANDRO KATZ
At the Venice Biennale, Facundo Uribe built a plastic coral reef to rethink climatic conditions and the responsibilities of humans in relation to plastic waste.
A CORAL REEF IN THE MIDDLE OF VENICE
For the first time, painters and potters from indigenous Amazonian villages had a special space at the PArC fair.
AFTER ITS CLOSURE, PArC WAS CONSOLIDATED AS THE REFERRING ARTFAIR IN THE PERUVIAN CULTURAL SCENE
The painting "Un assis à la corbeille de pommes", from 1925, was donated to the Museum by the designer and artist Alberto Churba. It will be shown next to a painting by Pablo Picasso.
BUENOS AIRES: A BRAQUE TO THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS
On May 14, Hilario Experience VI will take place! The gallery auctions more than 200 unique pieces of art, literature, history and photography. Find the catalog and the best of the auction here.
HISTORY, ARTS AND CULTURE: HILARIO GALLERY OFFERS AN UNPRECEDENTED COLLECTION
The 55project brings to the Pablo Atchugarry Foundation an exhibition to rethink and build Brazilian history.
BRAZILIAN ARTISTS RE-THINK THE HISTORY OF THEIR COUNTRY FROM THEIR ARTISTIC PRODUCTION
At a gala with special guests, artists and collectors, David Charpenel and El Museo del Barrio team celebrated the 50 years of the museum creation.
EL MUSEO DEL BARRIO CELEBRATED ITS 50th ANNIVERSARY
Argentine artist Irene Kopelman presents Puntos Cardinales (Cardinal Points) at the Mexican LABOR gallery. Between art and the natural sciences, Kopelman presents an artwork that approaches the scientific field from an original perspective.
IRENE KOPELMAN, BETWEEN ART AND SCIENCE
The Santa Fe province artist, Mariana Telleria, and the art historian Flor Battiti presents El nombre de un país (The Name of a Country), the proposal of the Argentine Pavilion for the 58th Venice Biennial.
MARIANA TELLERIA AND FLOR BATTITI PRESENTS "THE NAME OF A COUNTRY"
THE LATIN AMERICAN PRESENCE IN THE ARAB EMIRATES
The CIFO Foundation exhibits part of its collection in Casa Fugaz. Within the framework of the ART.MO 2019 Contemporary Art Festival, eighteen winning artists of the CIFO acquisition programs are exhibited in the space located in Monumental Callao.
PERÚ: THE CIFO COLLECTION AT CASA FUGAZ
Art Paris 2019!
ART PARIS: THE 21st EDITION UNDER THE SIGN OF WOMEN AND LATIN AMERICA
On April 12, the city of Havana inaugurated the most important event in art that celebrates the Caribbean country. The 13th Biennial of Havana brings together more than fifteen countries and a hundred artists in order to encourage interaction between artists, curators, experts and institutions. Construction of the Possible, the premise of this edition, aims to establish a space for those types of contemporary art that understand creation as "living event or experience in progress".
2019 BIENNIAL OF HAVANA
Less than a month for the fourth edition of ARCOlisboa, get to know the entire programming of one of the most important fairs of the international contemporary scene.
LISBON, CAPITAL OF CONTEMPORARY ART
The call for Sector 04's Residence "Waiting for the Future" is open. If you are an artist, scientist, sociologist, creative or activist, look out the proposal of Gabriela Gabelich and Laura Bonifasi to develop artistic urban planning and sustainability solutions in the Rosario City.
SECTOR 04 RESIDENCE: URBAN PLANNING AND ART IN ROSARIO CITY
Curated by Joaquín Barrera, Las cosas que Crecen is the second exhibition of the young project led by the pair Jen Zapata and Andrés Matías Pinilla located in the neighborhood of San Telmo. On this occasion, and as a strong bet during the ArteBA art fair weekend, Lanzallamas attacked with a solid collective proposal.
A FLAMETHROWER MANIFESTO
Within the framework Buenos Aires Art Week, on Friday, April 12, in Seeber Park, the well-known Spanish art critic Estrella Diego spoke with the Argentine historian Diana Wechsler about gender theory within the international art scene. We tell you the details of one of the many talks that Art Basel Cities scheduled for the most important week in the city of Buenos Aires.
THE FEMINIST ART REVOLUTION
The Art Week in Buenos Aires does not stop surprising. Activities, donations, installations and outdoor screenings are part of the most important week of the Argentine scene. Find out everything there is to do here!
BUENOS AIRES ART WEEK CONTINUES AND TURNS ON THE CITY UNTILL SUNDAY
In the framework of the annual Congress of the International Association of Curators (IKT), which is being held for the first time in the United States, a series of public activities are held throughout the city of Miami. With the participation of more than a hundred curators from around the world, artists and personalities linked to the art scene in Miami, the conference takes place between April 11 and 14. The focus of the conversations is on the Miami-Dade artists and the cultural producers that address sustainability issues in South Florida.
THE IKT ANNUAL CONGRESS IN MIAMI BEGAN!
In the framework of Buenos Aires Art Week, a group of collectors donated this morning to the Mariano Moreno National Library (Buenos Aires, Argentina) Leandro Katz 'Lunar Alphabet’. Conceived in September of last year as a site-specific piece for the emblematic brutalist building designed by Clorindo Testa, the moons of Leandro Katz are now part of the south American city.
A TRIP TO THE LIBRARY
At 6:30 p.m. yesterday inaugurated the 28th edition of arteBA, the most important international art fair in Argentina. With the participation of more than eighty local and international galleries, the inauguration of arteBA 2019 was celebrated within the framework of Art Week and Art Basel Buenos Aires.
Within the framework of Buenos Aires Art Week, the Argentine artist Marie Orensanz tells us about the artwork installed in the Seeber Park and reveals her perspective of the contemporary context. In addition, she makes a journey through her career with anecdotes in the first person.
MARIE ORENSANZ: "THE ARTIST IS A WITNESS OF HIS TIME"
In the middle of Buenos Aires Art Week, the programming of the Seeber Park for today, Wednesday 10, goes from a guided tour directed by the Art Historian Daniela Rez, to a screening of the film Método Livingston (Livingston Method), a documentary that makes the production and thought of one of the most questioned architects of Argentina. In addition, it inaugurates the 28th edition of arteBA fair and the guided tours coordinated by the critic and curator Laura Batkis. Discover all the cultural activities!
WHAT TO DO ON BUENOS AIRES ART WEEK THIRD DAY
In the Peruvian-Northamerican Cultural Institute (ICPNA for its name in spanish) inaugurates Sísmica, fotografía y video chileno reciente (Síscmica, recent Chilean video and photography) exhibition. Addressing political and economic issues related to gender and identity and the urban and natural environments in Chile, the visual arts platform Sísmica proposes an expansion of artistic lines that respond to contemporary issues. Aesthetics, politics, ecology and society are the main axes that this exhibition aims to introduce into the Chilean agenda through photographic production.
THINKING THE FUTURE OF A COUNTRY FROM THE FILE AND PHOTOGRAPHIC PRODUCTION
Espacio Ftalo Contemporary Art Gallery in Buenos Aires inaugurated El tiempo habitado (Inhabited Time) exhibition. The plastic artists Paula Cecchi and Pablo Noce make a journey through their own cosmovision through painting.
TWO ARTISTS THAT PAINT TIME AND SPACE
Buenos Aires is preparing for the most exciting week of the year. From April 8 to 14, the Argentine capital becomes the cultural epicenter of the country. Within the framework of the 28th edition of arteBA, the largest international art fair held in Argentina, and the arrival of Art Basel Cities to Buenos Aires, the Ministry of Culture of the City has arranged everything for Buenos Aires Semana del Arte/ Art Week (SDA). In confluence with these two important events, the SDA encourages institutions, artists, collectors, galleries and spaces to activate the city through the development of cultural activities and public interventions. A proposal to bring local and international artistic production to the general public.
THE MONTH OF APRIL IN BUENOS AIRES IS LIKE BEING IN A MUSEUM
Located in San Telmo neighborhood (637 Carlos Calvo street), the physical space of LANZALLAMAS is only the tip of the iceberg. What from the street seems to be an art gallery, is an ambitious self-management platform that proposes to introduce within the contemporary scene a network of relationships between artists, curators, residences, galleries and cultural institutions throughout Latin America. Created by Colombian curator Jen Zapata García and colombian visual artist Andrés Matías Pinilla, the space based in Buenos Aires (Argentina) and with a collaborative work-team in Bogotá (Colombia) seeks to decentralize from a collaborative work philosophy the art exhibition and distribution processes.
LANZALLAMAS: AN ALTERNATIVE PLATFORM WITHIN CONTEMPORARY ART
After a conference directed by George Yudice in which Marcus Faustini, Marcos García and Osvaldo Sánchez participated in the Miami Museum of Art and Design (MOAD) at Miami Dade College (MDC), a workshop for urban transformation through cultural production is developed. Thus, City Lab: Transforming Cities through Innovative Cultural Action joins a series of activities established in the Miami museum to improve the life quality in cities through multidisciplinary projects.
THE MOAD AT MIAMI CONTINUES TO PROPOSE ACTIVITIES FOR URBAN AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT THROUGH ART
Two months ago, a phone call from Grupo Patio organization to Sofía Edwards and Francisco Yavar, creators of 13 Jardines -platform that aims to bring contemporary art to new audiences-, put at their disposal a space of 500 square meter at Vitacura neighborhood of Santiago de Chile (Alonso de Córdova 3788). The proposal was simple: during three months Edwards and Yavar would have absolute freedom to make a cultural activation within the space. This gift produced a greater one: Patio de Luz Contemporary Art.
IN CHILE IS BORN A SPACE THAT CHALLENGES TRADITIONAL WAYS OF EXHIBITION
The Fondazione Carriero (Milan, Italy) inaugurates an individual exhibition of the Brazilian artist Lygia Pape. Under the curatorship of Francesco Stocchi, Lygia Pape is the first large-scale individual exhibition in an Italian institution. The exhibition, produced in collaboration with Estate Projeto Lygia Pape, will remain in the foundation until July 21st.
ITALY: CARRIERO FOUNDATION PRESENTS AN INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITION OF BRAZILIAN ARTIST LYGIA PAPE
Few weeks last for the 58th Venice Biennial and little by little the projects of each pavilion are known. Among the most expected we could mention the Chilean Pavilion represented by the outstanding artist Voluspa Jarpa (Rancagua, Chile, 1971) and the renowned curator Agustín Pérez Rubio (Valencia, Spain 1972). With a prolific career, each one in his field, Jarpa and Pérez Rubio will present Altered Views, a project of historical revision in relation to the hegemonic discourses and colonialism that have shaped Western culture from its origins to the present.
ALTERED VIEWS, THE CHILEAN PAVILION PROPOSAL FOR THE VENICE BIENNIAL
At Pinacoteca de São Paulo inaugurates Ernesto Neto: Sopro (Ernesto Neto: Blow) exhibition. Under the curatorship of the director and curator of the Brazilian museum, Jochen Volz and Valéria Piccoli, the retrospective brings together 60 works by one of the most outstanding artists of the contemporary Latin American scene. Master of space and sculptor by nature, Ernesto Neto (1964, Rio de Janeiro) intervenes with his work in the Pina Luz, located in the Jardim da Luz.
ERNESTO NETO AT PINACOTECA DE SÃO PAULO
In the framework of SUPERFLEX: We Are All in the Same Boat exhibition at the Museum of Art and Design (MOAD) at Miami Dade College (MDC), a series of public activities under the title The Speculative Machine is held. Two of the activities were executed on February 21 and 28 and other two will take place on Thursday, April 4 and Saturday, April 6.
THE SPECULATIVE MACHINE: ART AS A TOOL AGAINST CLIMATE CRISIS
The Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires (MALBA) inaugurates one of the most ambitious exhibitions regarding the beginnings of modern photography in Argentina, mainly in Buenos Aires city. With a selection of more than 250 works, the second floor of the museum is a tribute to the artists who photographed, for the first time, the Latin-American country from a none merely documentary perspective. Mundo Propio: Fotografía Moderna Argentina 1927 – 1962 (Own World: Argentinian Modern Photography 1927 – 1962) exhibits the photographs of the great masters that shaped what is now known as Argentine photography.
A LOOK OVER ARGENTINE MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY ORIGINS
Registrations are open for CRUDO Residences 2019! Located in the heart of Rosario City (Santa Fe, Argentina), place of numerous contemporary artists of great recognition, CRUDO invites national and international artists to participate in its four residential programs of 2019.
CRUDO RESIDENCES 2019: OPEN CALL
On Friday, March 22, the Argentinian National Fund for the Arts inaugurates Universos Cercanos (Near Universes) exhibition at the National House of the Bicentenary. Product of the Visual Arts Contest 2018, on the day of its inauguration the exhibition will announce the twenty winning artists of the competition.
"CLOSE UNIVERSES": THE ARGENTINIAN NATIONAL FUND FOR THE ARTS EXHIBITION
The Tropical Pharmacy inaugurated in room 103 of the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao. Exploring artistic production based on topics such as ecology, cultural and ethnic diversity and the geopolitical conflicts of the global society artists Jennifer Allora (Philadelphia, 1974) and Guillermo Calzadilla (Havana, 1971) present an exhibition especially designed for the gallery of the Spanish museum.
ALZORA & CALZADILLA AT THE GUGGENHEIM IN BILBAO
São Paulo’s Art Museum adjunct curator Rodrigo Moura, was appointed as the new Chief Curator by El Museo del Barrio, in New York. Because of his experience according to Patrick Charpenel, director of the New York museum, the Brazilian art specialist integration is a key to enhance the values of integrity and diversity of El Museo.
RODRIGO MOURA, EL MUSEO'S NEW CHIEF CURATOR
Promoted by Rosario’s Ministry Culture and Education, Microferia de Rosario (Rosario Micro-fair) new edition was attended by thirteen galleries, institutional spaces and a large agenda of activities.
ROSARIO’S MICRO-FAIR THIRD EDITION CLOSED SUCCESSFULLY
On the eve of its ninth edition, SOMA opens the registration for its Educational Program 2019. Conceived as a space for dialogue, training and exchange for artists from around the world, SOMA Educational Program seeks to develop the necessary tools contemporary art narratives and practices.
SOMA 2019 EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM: OPEN CALL
Since March 20, in Galería del Paseo / Lima, Peruvian artist Lorena Noblecilla presents Geografías del Tiempo (Time Geographies). Using landscape, its construction and destruction processes, the artist brings to the exhibition room a critical reading regarding the environment.
"TIME GEOGRAPHIES": THINKING THE LANDSCAPE FROM THE ANTHROPOCENE
Since 2012 the Reina Sofía Museum (Madrid, Spain) has significantly increased its collection of modern and contemporary Latin American art. This time, it was the renowned Venezuelan collector Patricia Phelps de Cisneros who has donated 45 works by 33 Latin American artists to the museum's collection. It should be noted that she had already donated 39 artworks to Spanish museum a few months ago.
MADRID: PATRICIA PHELPS DE CISNEROS DONATED 45 ARTWORKS TO THE REINA SOFÍA MUSEUM
On May 17, the Whitney Museum of American Art celebrates the Whitney Biennial 2019. Destined for the visibility of contemporary American production, from May to September the New York museum hosts the works of 75 artists residing in the United States. Under Jane Panetta and Rujeko Hockley curatorship, the new edition of this biennial founded almost a century ago brings a novelty: after a decade without representation Miami will have two of its artists at the Whitney Biennial.
MIAMI WILL HAVE REPRESENTATION AT THE WHITNEY BIENNIAL 2019
At the New York space of the emblematic gallery Kurimanzutto, Mariana Castillo Deball (Mexico, 1975) presents Point. Gathering her most recent productions, the Latin American artist uses artworks developed on paper and prints on other materials to illustrate the similarities between skin and paper.
NEW YORK: MARIANA CASTILLO DEBALL PRESENTS "POINT", AT KURIMANZUTTO
The Armory Show 2019, one of the most important fairs within the international scene of modern and contemporary art inaugurated yesterda. In tribute to the International Exhibition of Modern Art held in New York City in 1913, the Armory Show has been bringing together artists from around the world since 1994. With an eclectic program involving hundreds of galleries, the Platform section, curated by Sally Tallan cannot be overlooked. Andreas Angelidakis, Siah Armajani, Iris Häussler, Tania Candiani, Ryan Gander, Xavier Simmons, Jessica Stockholder, Pascale Marthine Tayou and Super Taus arte the artists reunited at Tallan’s curatorial project.
TO RETHINK THE FUTURE FROM THE ORIGINS
On March 14th, at the AMA | Art Museum of the Americas, the Organization of American States (OAS) -institution in charge of the museum- together with the CINTAS Foundation present A Gaze through the CINTAS Fellowship Program: a Selection of Works from the CINTAS Foundation and the Art Museum of the Americas Collections. Locating Cuban art as the main character, the exhibition aims to illustrate the effort that CINTAS has placed for more than 55 years in the visualization and promotion of Caribbean artistic production.
CUBAN ART AT THE AMA| ART MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAS
With a free opening to the public on March 7th, the Modern Museum of Buenos Aires (MAMBA) presents El Salón de los Carpichos (The Hall of Caprices), an anthological exhibition of the Buenos Aires artist Max Gómez Canle (Buenos Aires 1972). Conceived, not as a retrospective, but as a linear journey through the formal and narrative influences that Gómez Canle reveals in his works, the exhibition immerses itself in the history of art from its own production and establishes a dialogue with the trade of creating images and the reminiscence of these in the unconscious.
THE HALL OF CAPRICES
The Art Museum of Lima (MALI) is looking for a new Director. Focused, mainly, on the search for new audiences and visitors, the new Director must be a person with the ability to make a contribution to the organizational culture of the museum, forged two decades ago and constituted as one of the most prestigious art institutions in Latin America. As communicated from the MALI, the Director will be in charge of the daily management of the museum and, together with the General Manager and the Sub Director, will be responsible for the vision and strategy, reporting directly to the MALI Board of Directors. The call closes on March 15.
THE ART MUSEUM OF LIMA LOOKS FOR A NEW DIRECTOR
For the first time in 45 years, the annual congress of the International Association of Contemporary Art Curators IKT will be held in the city of Miami. The conference will take place from April 11 to 14. In addition to being the main opera of the congress in the United States, the new edition will hold a Post-Congress in Havana, Cuba, from April 15 to 18.
IKT CELEBRATES ITS FIRST CONGRESS IN MIAMI
The Museum of Contemporary Art of Puerto Rico (MAC) inaugurated the individual exhibition Retorno al Hogar (Labrando) (Return to Home) by the artist Antonio Martorell (Puerto Rico, 1939). With the purpose of celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Rafael M. de Labra Historical Building, the emblematic artist was invited to intervene with his work the museum not only to highlight its architecture, but the history that has circulated in its corridors.
ANTONIO MARTORELL CELEBRATES THE RAFAEL M. DE LABRA HISTORICAL BUILDING CENTENARY
With a view to ARCOmadrid 2020, the ARCO Foundation announced that the 39th edition of the fair, which will take place from February 26 to March 1st, 2020, will adopt the concept of It's Just a Matter of Time as a central theme. Thus, the fair organized by IFEMA will once again sustain its proposal for innovation and research in the field of the arts to observe the work of Félix González-Torres from that concept.
ARCOMADRID LOOKS TO ITS 2020 EDITION
As a continuation, in March, the exhibitions of the 33rd São Paulo Biennial - Affective Affinities, a celebration that had more than seven hundred thousand visitors- will travel to eight destinations: Belo Horizonte, Campinas, Vitória, São José do Rio Preto, Juiz of Fora, Brasília, Porto Alegre and Medellín (the only destination outside of Brazil). Conceived by the curator Jacopo Crivelli Visconti to reinterpret and experiment with the work done by Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro, curator of the Biennial, the initiative is a gesture to decentralize the most important biennial in Latin America.
THE 2018 BIENNIAL OF SAN PABLO REINVENTED TO VISIT EIGHT CITIES
The programming of workshops and seminars at the Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires (MALBA) continues. Since the beginning of 2019 the museum has dedicated guided tours for the understanding of artists such as Antonio Berni and Tarsila do Amaral and workshops for the reading of Shakespeare and Osvaldo Lamborghini, among many other activities. Within this framework, on Thursday 28 opens a series of meetings to discuss and think about Victor Grippo's (Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1932-2006) artwork.
JORGE MACCHI AND FLORENCIA MALBRÁN EXPLORE VICTOR GRIPPO'S ARTWORK
Since February 28, at the Lowe Art Museum in Miami, an individual exhibition of the deceased Argentine artist Marcelo Bonevardi (1929-1994) is on display. Under the curatorship of Jill Deupi and John Bennett, Marcelo Bonevardi: Magic Made Manifest includes everything: from paintings, drawings and sculptures to mixed pieces -some of them never before exhibited- by one of the most outstanding avant-garde artists of Argentinean 20th century.
MARCELO BONEVARDI'S OEUVRE DIALOGUES WITH THE LOWE ART MUSEUM COLLECTION
The Art Center Dos de Mayo (CA2M) Community of Madrid inaugurated Autoeclipse (Selfeclipse), an individual exhibition by the Peruvian artist Armando Andrade Tudela. The exhibition was commissioned by Daniel Steegmann Mangrané, who collaborated from the assembly to the constitution of a sui generis narrative regarding the disposition of the works. The exhibited artworks stablish tensions with their predecessors, with the biography of Armando himself and with the political and social evolution of the places where the artist has resided, thinking about the artistic production in its public and social sense, on the one hand, and in the more private sphere, on the other.
ARMANDO ANDRADE TUDELA AT MADRID
Since February 22 opens at Elba Benítez Gallery, located in the heart of Madrid (Spain), an individual exhibition of the Argentine artist Guillermo Kuitca. Under the curatorship of Sonia Becce, one of the most relevant and influential artists within the contemporary Latin American scene exhibits paintings and drawings made in recent years and drawings produced on the occasion of this exhibition.
MADRID: GUILLERMO KUITCA AT ELBA BENÍTEZ GALLERY
Since February 8 to May 12th Frida Kahlo endorses the Brooklyn Museum. Focused on the wardrobe and style that identified the Mexican artist, Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving is an exhibition curated by Catherine Morris and Lisa Small with the collaboration of Circe Henestrosa, Mexican fashion curator who has already commissioned two large-scale exposition about Kahlo (Frida Kahlo Museumo 2012 and V & A London 2018).
FRIDA KAHLO AT THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM
Within the framework of ARCOmadrid 2019 and Peru as the invited country of the fair, the Art Museum of Lima (MALI) exhibits three large-scale exhibitions. In three parallel institutions - Reina Sofía National Art Center, Mataderos and Espacio Fundación Telefónica - and with almost simultaneous inaugurations, MALI programming in Madrid begins this week in February and will remain in the Spanish capital until the end of May.
FROM CONTEMPORARY TO MILENARY EXPRESSIONS, THE MALI BRINGS PERU TO MADRID
Un Hombre y una Mujer: Una mirada fotográfica sobre el sexo en la vejez (A Man and a Woman: A photographic look on sex in old age) is the title of the second exhibition of the great Peruvian artist Sonia Cunliffe to be exhibited in Madrid (Spain). Within the programming of the Contemporary Route of Peruvian Art - ARCO, the photographer and artist brings together a series of archive images to the Blanca Soto Arte Gallery the 23rd of February. The letter and photographs constitute a kind of love notebook between a man and a woman.
AN INTIMATE NOTEBOOK ABOUT LOVE IN THE THIRD AGE
The Center of the Image (Peru) and the Fondation pour le Développement Durable des Régions de Montagne (Switzerland) merge once again and open the call for the fifth edition of the SMArt residence in Switzerland. Susteinable Mountain Art (SMArt), is an initiative that promotes awareness regarding mountain regions and their problems through art.
OPEN CALL: LOOKNG FORWARD TO THE FIFTH EDITION OF THE SMArt RESIDENCE
In the framework of the ARCO Madrid Art Fair, and the participation of Peru as a guest country, Sonia Cunliffe presents Vigilar y castigar. Fotografías del siglo XIX (Guard and punish. 19th century photographs). Gathering archival materials from the 19th century, the Peruvian artist constitutes a representation and reinterpretation of the prison population of that time.
ARCO PERU: SONIA CUNLIFFE MAKES A REREADING ON THE FIRST PERUVIAN MODERN PENITENTIARY
Espacio El Dorado (Bogotá, Colombia) begins 2019 with two exhibitions: HAWAPI 2018, Pondores, from February 16th to April 13th, and Murmurio, an exhibition that opened on February 2nd.
ESPACIO EL DORADO BEGINS 2019 WITH A PROMISING PROGRAMMING
Today opens at the Organization of American States (OAS) AMA | Art Museum of the Americas, PINK Ranchos and Other Ephemeral Zip Codes, an exhibition by the Colombian-American artist Carolina Mayorga in dialogue with the permanent collection of AMA. Mayorga invites the viewer to enter a completely pink reality and experience their bi-cultural interpretations with respect to those who live inside ranches, cambuches, shelters and other ephemeral zip codes.
CAROLINA MAYORGA CREATES A PINK UNIVERSE
Within the framework of the Desert Exhibition of Art, a site-specific project where contemporary artists build large-scale installations in the desert, the Mexican artist Pía Camil (Mexico City 1980) presents Lover's Rainbow: a mega structure in the shape of a rainbow in the middle of the desert.
A RAINBOW BETWEEN MÉXICO AND THE UNITED STATES
The Academy of Fine Arts of Macereta awarded the Chilean artist Alfredo Jaar with the 2019 Josef Svoboda Prize of Artistic and Creative Talent. In addition, the institution recognized him as Doctor Honoris Causa of the academy.
ALFREDO JAAR AWARDED WITH THE 15º JOSEF SVOBDA PRIZE
On March 27, the Bronx Museum (NY, USA) will present a collective exhibition that will focus on the role of human beings and their growing uselessness in an increasingly automated society. Useless: Machines for Dreaming, Thinking, and Seeing focuses on the long tradition of thought that characterized philosophers and writers who praised "uselessness" as a means to achieve spirituality.
USELESSNESS AND ITS VALUE WITHIN AN AUTOMATED SOCIETY
The third edition of the Marcos Amaro Art Prize opens its inscriptions. Delivered by the Marcos Amaro Foundation (San Pablo, Brazil), the prize aims to promote contemporary artistic production by promoting the career of artists of medium career whose production is characterized by technical and narrative innovation.
OPEN REGISTRATION FOR THE ART AWARD MARCOS AMARO 2019
With the eyes set on the future and the feet in the present, the second edition of the International Women's Film Festival takes place in Madrid (Spain). Committed with the training and education on the issues that threaten women, their role and their capabilities within the film industry, from March 25 to 31st, the Spanish capital will witness more than 40 screenings of films written, directed, interpreted and produced by women.
IN MARCH, THE SPANISH CINEMA IS OF THE WOMEN
The Sala Alcalá 31 of the Comunidad de Madrid presents on February 25th the Latinoamérica en las colecciones CA2M y Fundación ARCO (Latin American art in the CA2M and ARCO Foundation collections) exhibition. Under Manuel Segade’s curatorship, the exhibition includes productions of emerging and consecrated artists -some, even, never seen- that will be exhibited until April 29.
ARCO FOUNDATION AND CA2M COLLECTIONS TAKEOVER MADRID
The National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC) celebrated the first scholarship awards for Puerto Rican artists. Thanks to the NALAC Fund For the Arts, ten projects presented by Puerto Rican artists will benefit from $ 25,000 to produce their works within the Caribbean country.
TEN PUERTO RICAN PROJECTS RECEIVE NALAC GRANTS
With te presentation of Hasta que te conocí (Until I met you), the Colombian artist Gabriel Mejía Abad exhibits his most recent sculptural productions. Constituted as an individual exhibition at (bis) gallery (Cali, Colombia), space that the artist inaugurated in 2014, Hasta que te conocí inaugurates this afternoon and will take place until March 22.
GABRIEL MEJÍA ABAD REMOVES THE VEIL FROM EVERYDAY OBJECTS
The first Vilcek Prize for Excellence was presented to the Chilean curator, Carmen C. Bambach. The award consists of recognizing the work of an immigrant who has developed a work with visible and positive effects on American society and the global scene. In addition, the person awarded receives a benefit of 100,000 U$D.
CARMEN C. BAMBACH WAS AWARDED BY THE VILCEK FOUNDATION
On February 13th, the Americas Society presents Victoria Cabezas and Priscilla Monge: Give Me What You Ask For. Under Miguel A. López curatorship, it is the first time that the artworks of these two Costa Rican artists of different generations -Victoria Cabezas (1950) and Priscilla Monge (1968) - meet in the same space to establish a dialogue about the feminine role in contemporary art.
VICTORIA CABEZAS AND PRISCILLA MONGE AT THE AMERICAS SOCIETY
At Lab 3, the sound experimentation room in the Medellín Museum of Modern Art (MAMM) , the experimental installation Polifotonía by the Colombian artist Alba Fernanda Triana is exhibited. Visualizing the sound, Triana mutates the sonorous language into other, but without leaving a side the music essential qualities: time, frequency, rhythm, form, texture and density.
"POLIFOTONIA": THE ANATOMY OF SOUND
José Ángel Toirac was awarded with the National Prize for Plastic Arts in Havana, Cuba. This means the greatest recognition that the Caribbean country gives to Cuban artists. The celebration was held on January 26 in front of an imposing jury: Eduardo Roca Salazar (Choco), previous winner of the award, and the artists José Manuel Fors, Ever Fonseca, Ernesto Fernández, José Villa, Osneldo García, Nelson Domínguez, Pedro of Oraá and Lázaro Saavedra, among other artists. In addition, curators Hilda María Rodríguez, Maikel Rodríguez Calviño and Gabriela Hernández participated in the jury.
JOSÉ ÁNGEL TOIRAC, WINNER OF THE CUBA NATIONAL PLASTIC ARTS PRIZE
Since October 17th at the National Museum of Arts Reina Sofía (Madrid), Hospicio de utopías fallidas (Hospice of Failed Utopias) retrospective of Luis Camnitzer, is exhibited. Under the curatorship of Octavio Zaya, the exhibition aims to provide an integral look over the German-Uruguayan artist, essayist, composer and pedagogue artworks.
LUIS CAMNITZER AT REINA SOFÍA NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE ARTS
Less than a week away, Mexico City prepares for the most relevant art fair in Latin America. The 16th edition of ZONAMACO México Contemporary Art will be held from February 6 to 10 and will bring together more than 180 galleries from around the world. The works exhibited at the fair range from historical archives and works by modern artists to contemporary productions.
ZONAMACO: LESS THAN A WEEK FOR THE MOST IMPORTANT ART FAIR IN LATIN AMERICA
May You Live in Interesting Times, the motto that Ralph Rugoff selected to use as theoretical-creative frame of the 58th Venice Biennale fits extraordinary in the Brazilian Pavilion. Represented by the curator Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro and the duo of artists Bárbara Wanger & Benjamin de Burca (working partners since 2011), the Latin-American country will assume a very important political and social role in Venice reflecting the deepest traits of post-colonial and contemporary Brazilian culture, in its jewels as well in its decadences.
THE PERFECT TRIO FOR THE BRAZILIAN PAVILION AT THE VENICE BIENNALE
The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) of the University of Pennsylvania will hold three presentations with the purpose of addressing political and social problems from new narratives. One of these exhibitions will feature the work of artist Cecilia Vicuña. Organized by Assistant Curator Meg Onli, the Chilean artist will exhibit Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen from February 1st to March 31st.
CECILIA VICUÑA AT THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART
On February 2nd at Estancia FEMSA- Casa Luis Barragán, the curator Inti Guerrero inaugurates FRACCIONAR (FRACTIONATE), a multidisciplinar and collective exhibition. In order to build a universe that generates a reinterpretation of the modernist house -sanctuary of global architecture- built in 1948 in Mexico City, the exhibition brings together artworks of living artists and others that have transcended; design furniture and historical documentation.
"FRACCIONAR": A NEW COSMOS INSIDE LUIS BARRAGÁN HOUSE
With the collaboration of the Univerity of Southern California, the Cuban artist Enrique Martínez Celaya will develop, from February 6, The Lecture Project. With previous accomplishments in his studio in Miami during the years 2010, 2011 and 2012, the renowned thinkers, philosophers, historians and writers that are part of the program will give their lectures at Martinez Celaya’s studio in Culver City, California. Although there was a change of location, the program has not changed its thematic axis: reflect over the link between art and ethics.
ENRIQUE MARTÍNEZ CELAYA TAKES HIS LECTURE PROJECT TO CALIFORNIA
On January 30th at Es Baluard Museu d'Art Modern i Contemporani de Palma (Palma de Mallorca), the most developed artistic productions in the contemporary scene will share a room with traditional artworks by world and historically recognized artists.
THE NEW NARRATIVES OF INTERACTIVE CONTEMPORARY ART FACE CONVENTIONAL ART PRODUCTIONS
Regarding the participation of Peru as the guest country at ARCOmadrid 2019, the Jan Mulder Collection presents the Estratos de un paisaje (Layers of a landscape) exhibition at Casa de las Américas in Madrid. Positioned as one of the most outstanding collectors of Peruvian and Latin American photography in the world, Jan Mulder brings to Spain 108 essential artworks for the evolution of the photographic medium in the Peruvian contemporary scene.
PERUVIAN PHOTOGRAPHY LANDS IN SPAIN
On February 1st, the University Galleries at Florida Atlantic University’s (FAU) Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters presents Black Mirror, and other Third World reflections-selections from the Mario Cader-Frech Collection. The exhibition will take place from February 1st to March 16th at the Ritter Art Gallery, and from February 15th to April 6th at the Boca Raton Campus.
SALVADORAN ART AT FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY
In its 23rd edition, the Arco Foundation "A" Awards for Collecting announced the winners. From individual private collectors to museums, the winners were six: Cleusa Garfinkel; CAAC MALI, Museum of Art of Lima; The Meadows Foundation; Bank of Spain Collection; H.E.F. Collection, Juan Entrecanales Azcárate, and Kells Collection (Juan Manuel Elizalde and Choli Fuentes).
ARCO FOUNDATION: 2019 "A" AWARDS FOR COLLECTING
From January 30 to April 21st, Galeria do Torreão Nascente de la Cordoaria, in Lisbon, presents Criteria. Under the curatorship of the curator and Portuguese art teacher Miguel von Hafe Pérez, the exhibition will be made thanks to the collection of works from the ARCO / IFEMA Foundation Collection.
CRITERIA: ARCO- IFEMA FOUNDATION COLLECTION AT LISBON
Since January 19th, in the space recently inaugurated by the Murilo Castro Gallery (Belo Horizonte, Brazil) in Miami, artist Marcos Coelho Benjamin presents Aimless Geometry. Constituted by a series of sculptures, the exhibition will remain in the gallery until February 23rd.
AIMLESS GEOMETRY: MARCOS COELHO BENJAMIN AT MIAMI
Within the 12th Shanghai Biennial, the Colombian artist Miguel Ángel Rojas (Bogotá 1946) presented New El Dorado (A Wild Economy), two satellite photographs intervened and transformed into a mural. Under María Belén Sáez curatorship the artwork is inscribed in the PRO-REGRESS curatorial concept proposed by the Mexican curator Cuauhtémoc Medina in charge of the biennial curatorship.
AWARENESS AND CRITICISM TO PROGRESS IN THE SHANGHÁI BIENNIAL
As a part of the De gira por España (Touring Spain) cycle that the National Museum of the Prado celebrates for its bicentennial - during a month a painting of special relevance of the collection of the Prado Museum leaves its usual space to visit different museums of the country-, the Spanish Museum of Abstract Art of Cuenca receives in its rooms Francisco de Zurbarán’s San Francisco en oración (Saint Francis in prayer, 1659). Between the 22nd of January and the 17th of February Zurbarán’s artwork will give place to Un maestro antiguo entre artistas contemporáneos: Zurbarán en el Museo de Arte Abstracto Español (An ancient master among contemporary artists: Zurbarán in the Spanish Museum of Abstract Art) exhibition.
FRANCISCO ZURBARÁN'S "SAINT FRANCIS IN PRAYER" ARRIVES AT THE SPANISH MUSEUM OF ABSTRACT ART TO INAUGURATE AN EXHIBITION
With an inauguration on January 9th at Punta del Este space of Galería del Paseo, the Argentine painter Juan José Cambre exhibited a series of works made in recent times. Cambre's geometric paintings occupied Galería del Paseo until yesterday afternoon, forming part of a series of short-term exhibitions.
JUAN JOSÉ CAMBRE AT GALERÍA DEL PASEO
Until February 11th, the Instituto Cultural Peruano Norteamericano (ICPNA) opens the call for the ICPNA Contemporary Art Award 2019. Destined for Peruvian and foreign artists residing in Peru, the winner of the 2019 edition will be awarded with S / 30,000 (thirty thousand soles) and an individual exhibition.
ICPNA CONTEMPORARY ART AWARD 2019
At El Museo del Barrio (New York, USA) February brings an unprecedented exhibition of the Chilean visual artist Alejandro Jodorowsky (Tocopilla, 1929). Best known for his filmography, under the curatorship of María Inés Rodríguez Jodorowsky will present at El Museo a series of literary works and visual archives that were never published. In addition, records of his theatrical works and performances made in Paris throughout the 50s within the Panic movement will be exhibited.
ALEJANDRO JODOROWSKY'S ARTWORK WILL BE EXHIBITED AT EL MUSEO DEL BARRIO OF NEW YORK
On January 22nd at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York, the Mexican artist Mariana Castillo Deball (Mexico City, 1975) presents Finding Oneself Outside. Under Natalie Bell’s curatorship, the exhibition aims to describe the consequent sensations of study and experience in foreign cultures.
MARIANA CASTILLO DEBALL DEEPENS THE COGNITIVE EXCHANGE BETWEEN THE ARTWORK AND THE SPECTATOR
With only months lasting for the most important event of the international art scene, Venice is preparing to celebrate the 58th Venice Biennial. Founded at the end of the 19th century, the Italian city biennial reinvents itself every two years to summon the most outstanding figures of the contemporary scene. Under Ralph Ruggof general curator of the biennial proposal, May You Live in Interesting Times will is the leitmotiv which will transform Venice from May to November inti an art factory.
IN 2019, THE LENSES ARE OVER VENICE
Since January 2nd at Galería del Paseo (Punta del Este, Uruguay), Cynthia Cohen presents Un jardín sobre una playa, una playa sobre una ciudad, una ciudad sobre un cerro (A garden on a beach, a beach on a city, a city on a hill) exhibition.
CYNTHIA COHEN AT GALERÍA DEL PASEO
Until February the 3rd, at La Virreina Center de la Imatge (Barcelona, Spain), a retrospective dedicated to Chilean artist Lorenza Böttner (Punta Arenas, Chile, 1959 - Munich, Germany, 1994) is exhibited. Consequence of a co-production between La Virreina Center de la Imatge and the Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart (Stuttgart, Germany), the exhibition inaugurated in early November and was conceived under Paul B. Preciado’s curatorship with Viktor Neumann, Pere Pedrals and Andrea Linnenkohl collaboration.
LORENZA BÖTTNER, ART AS ACTIVISM
Since January 23rd at El Museo del Barrio (New York, USA) the year begins with Italian-Argentinean artist Lucio Fontana’s Ambiente Spaziale (Spacial Environment) exhibition.
LUCIO FONTANA'S MABIENTE SPAZIALE IS RECONSTRUCTED AT EL MUSEO DEL BARRIO
Looking forward for the 34th São Paulo Biennial that will take place in 2020, the Fundação Bienal de São Paulo appointed Italian Jacopo Crivelli Visconti as the general curator of the biennial. Independent critic and curator, Crivelli Visconti lives in the Brazilian city where he completed a PhD in architecture at the Universidade de São Paulo.
SAN PABLO'S BIENNIAL APPOINTED CURATOR FOR IT'S NEXT EDITION IN 2020
Saturday, January 5th is the last day to visit the Cuban artist Gustavo Pérez Monzón exhibition at the Richard Saltoun Gallery, located in London. This exhibition does not only mean the artist's debut in the United Kingdom, but it is also his return after a recess of artistic production of more than thirty years.
AFTER A LONG PAUSE IN ITS PRODUCTION, GUSTAVO PÉREZ MONZÓN EXHIBITED IN LONDON
The renowned Spanish sculptor, Aurora Cañero, returns to Chile after 13 years, with a stunning exhibition of her sculptures. The exhibition will take place at Aninat Galería de Arte main room with its inauguration on January 16th and a closing on March 12th.
AURORA CAÑERO RETURNS BACK WITH HER SCULPTURES TO CHILE
Artists from all over the world gather at the Museu D'art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA) to re-read the colonial past of Africa, Asia and America countries that suffered the submission to the European empires since the fifteenth century onwards.